After meeting this week and getting our "swag" bags, it has become real for me when we go. I saw my Visa for Vietnam and chills began to travel up my spine. I have never been this far away from Springfield. I have never been in a different country without my family. After showing my Visa to my family, I could see the excitement and apprehension spread across their faces. I … [Read more...] about Finals and Final Thoughts before Travel
While at work today, I was curious about the kind of flowers the country of Bali grows throughout the year. Springfield Missouri is part of zone six for growing plants and such; therefore, we cannot grow tropicals throughout the year. All of our tropical plants that you see throughout Springfield, such as hibiscus and bougainvillea are imported from more tropical climates. … [Read more...] about Flowers from Bali
As we have been talking about our trip to Vietnam, we have discussed the idea of going to a local Vietnamese tailor in order to have the opportunity of having suit made personally for us. The quality of the materials and tailoring are very high standard and the prices are much lower than anywhere you could find in the US. Furthermore, as most of us are business majors, it is a … [Read more...] about Vietnamese Clothing
2 weeks from today a few of this group are going to be walking across the stage receiving a piece of paper that represents one of the greatest accomplishments in their lives. In 15 days several of us are going to be embarking on an adventure that we might not have even considered a year ago and this trip has the potential to greatly impact each of us as individuals and as a … [Read more...] about Hello the next two weeks of crazy!
Our last meeting was Monday and it seems like the trip is so close yet so far away. I am so ready to go and explore, but I need to be sure to finish the semester strong. I am sure I am not the only one with this problem, hopefully. One thing I am actually very excited for that may get overlooked is the packing skills and little travel tips I will attempt to learn. I am fairly … [Read more...] about Blog 13 | 4.27.16